Marietta, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Production Operator

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities. 


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


We are looking for a Defoamer Operator for our Marietta Plant within the Pulp & Paper segment.  This position has the primary responsibilities of manufacturing dry and liquid defoamer products, including:


  • Safe operation of Defoamer reactors and related process equipment, including utility systems
  • Packaging and Preparing non-bulk shipments
  • Inspecting, Loading, and Preparing bulk defoamer product shipments
  • Material transport via forklift
  • Housekeeping
  • Provide guidance and instructions to Blender Operator during shift
  • Other duties as assigned, under proper supervision


What we offer: 

  • Long term opportunity at a stable site witin the Pulp & Paper Segment.
  • Training opportunities, both formal and on the job.


What you need: 

  • Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend, and follow written instructions
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow Process Safety and Quality System policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to follow HSE policies & procedures, including Emergency Response procedures


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work all shifts.
  • Ability to be medically approved to use a respirator.
  • Moderate exposure to dusts, fumes, chemical irritants. Exposure to skin irritants and sensitizers.
  • Moderate standing, walking.
  • Minimal bending, squatting, climbing, work on ladders/elevated platforms and in contained areas.
  • Frequent motor vehicle operation and use of manual dexterity.
  • Working in the outdoor Marietta climate in both winter and summer.
  • Frequently lifting 55.1 Pounds


Join Kemira and create better every day

For more information please apply  at kemira.com/careers.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to further develop our  diverse and inclusive workplace​.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment and oil & gas. In 2021, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.